Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week: Magic Motif Crochet

This post contains affiliate links. This week’s pick: Magic Motif Crochet by Maggy Ramsay. Source: Publication date: 1987. Status: Out of print but available at reasonable prices online. Condition: Very Good. Craft: Crochet. I discovered this week’s pick via this post on one of my favorite blogs, Crochetbug.  Like Leslie, I was very intrigued by the Textured Squares Afghan. As you can … Read more

Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week: Crochet Workshop by James Walters

This post contains affiliate links. This week’s pick: Crochet Workshop by James Walters. Source: Publication date: 1983 reprint of a 1979 publication. Status: Out of print, but available online (sometimes, for exorbitant prices)  Update: Thanks to PlanetJune for letting me know that Crochet Workshop will be republished by Dover next year.  You can order it on Amazon here. Condition: Good. Craft: Crochet. … Read more

NatCroMo13 in Review!

If you’re like me, you have been following along with many special National Crochet Month features and may be behind on your blog reading. Here’s a quick roundup of my NatCroMo13 posts. Free Wednesday posts! Blogiversary, A Tour through Crochet Country, and a free pattern! A treasury of handmade, wooden crochet hooks Trip to Pittsburg with a … Read more

Favorite Online Crochet Resources: Project Inspiration at Crochetbug

Every Saturday during National Crochet Month 2013, I’ll be highlighting one of my favorite online crochet resources. Today’s featured site is Crochetbug. This post contains affiliate links. There are many great blogs that I follow.  Crochetbug, written by Leslie Stahlhut, is unique among them.  Crochetbug is Leslie’s personal crochet odyssey.  Her posts read like a personal … Read more

New Series: Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week

  Regular readers may know that I have a sizeable collection of vintage needlecrafts books.  (I’m using the Etsy definition of vintage, which includes anything at least 20 years old.)  I currently have over 50 vintage books, e-books, and magazines in my collection. I love looking through older needlecrafts books.  While the very old pattern … Read more

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